Students in English 1 will read the novel, Of Mice and Men. John Steinbeck, the author of the novel, relates some elements of this novel to his personal life. This class will cover exposition of the novel, information about the author, and elements of fiction within it.All of the reading will be done aloud in class. Students will be participating in a post-it activity throughout the book, which checks for comprehension. There will also be minor assessments and quizzes. In addition, students will be completing an essay related to this novel and a test once the novel is finished.